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The United States purchases the territory of Alaska from this nation for $7.2 million, or around 2 cents per acre.
1867
Russia
89.2%
Canada
7.2%
United Kingdom
1.6%
China
0.6%
This US president is shot in the lung after leaving a labor meeting in Washington, DC.
1981
Ronald Reagan
87.8%
John F. Kennedy
3.4%
Gerald Ford
3.1%
Jimmy Carter
2.3%
This painter is born, known to suffer from psychotic episodes and whose work did not receive widespread recognition until after his death.
1853
Vincent van Gogh
84.7%
Hieronymus Bosch
2.7%
Paul Cézanne
3%
Pablo Picasso
9.1%
The Treaty of Fez is signed, making this African country a French protectorate.
1912
Morocco
80.2%
Mali
7.4%
Mauritania
4.4%
Mauritius
5.4%
Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II is born, famed for the religious tolerance of his reign and for conquering this city at the age of 21.
1432
Constantinople
78.7%
Rome
5.3%
Venice
1.6%
Jerusalem
14.2%
The 15th amendment to the US constitution is adopted, guaranteeing the right to vote regardless of _____.
1870
Race
65.4%
Sex
25.1%
Age
4.2%
Criminal history
3.4%
The most severe bombing of this Axis-controlled city is performed by Allied bomber aircraft during WWII, destroying over 3000 buildings in its historical downtown district.
1944
Sofia
12.9%
Budapest
44.1%
Skopje
4.5%
Belgrade
35.2%

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